Sicily (island)

URI http://medievalmideast.org/place/184

The largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.

Names

  • Arabic: صقلية = Ṣiqilliyya 1
  • Greek: Σικελία = Sikelia 2
  • Hebrew: צקיליה = Ṣiqīlīyāh 3
  • Persian: صقلیه = Ṣiqilliyya 4
  • Syriac: ܣܝܩܝܠܝܐ = Sīqīlīyā 5
Event Description Date
Event mentioned by Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī.1 before c. 1225 c.1225 877 A.H. / 1472 1995
Event mentioned by Laonikos Chalkokondyles.2 before 1464 1464-1468 mid-late 15th C 2014
Event mentioned by Benjamin of Tudela.3 before c.1170 c.1173 13th C 1907
Event mentioned by Nāṣir-i Khusraw.4 before 1052 circa 1065 10th C Hijrī/16th C CE 1976
Event mentioned by Michael the Syrian.5 before 600 CE 1195-1199? 1598 2009
Event mentioned by Michael the Syrian.6 966 or 967 AG/654-656 CE 1195-1199? 1598 2009
Event mentioned by Michael the Syrian.7 between 980 and 992 AG/668 and 681 CE 1195-1199? 1598 2009
Event mentioned by Michael the Syrian.8 1065 AG/753-754 CE 1195-1199? 1598 2009
Event mentioned by Michael the Syrian.9 between 1104 and 1114 AG/792-803 CE 1195-1199? 1598 2009
Event mentioned by Michael the Syrian.10 1114 or 1115 AG/802-804 CE 1195-1199? 1598 2009

Sources

  • 1 Yāqūt al-Ḥamawī, Muʿjam al-buldān (Beirut: Dār Ṣādr, 1995), (1) 132، 199، 218، 228، 229، 337، 345، 470، 483، 491، 492، 511، 518 (2) 20، 76، 95، 141، 147، 172، 339، 472 (3) 11، 214، 253، 310، 416 (4) 4، 17، 26، 35، 147، 329، 365، 392، 413، 453، 457 (5) 40، 130، 143، 189، 244، 245، 424، 426 [Arabic].
  • 2 Laonikos Chalkokondyles, The Histories, ed. Anthony Kaldellis (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2014), para. 5.64, 67-69, 75; 6.30 [Greek with English translation].
  • 3 Marcus N. Adler, ed., The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela (London: Frowde, 1907), (Hebrew part) 2, 3, 7, 15, 106, 108, 112 [Hebrew].
    • Marcus N. Adler, ed., The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela (London: Frowde, 1907), (English part) 2, 3, 7, 15, 106, 108, 112 [English].
  • 4 Nāṣir-i Khusraw, Nasir-i Khusraw's Book of Travels, ed. Wheeler M. Thackston (Costa Mesa, Calif.: Mazda, 2001), 17, 55 [Persian with English translation].
  • 5 Gregorios Yuhanna Ibrahim, ed., The Edessa-Aleppo Syriac Codex of the Chronicle of Michael the Great (Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias Press, 2009), 10 [Syriac].
    • J.-B. Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien (Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1899-1905), I, 18, 85, 109, 111, 117, 118, 131, 133 ; II, 240 [French].
  • 6 Ibrahim, The Chronicle of Michael, 435 [Syriac] = Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien, II, 446 [French].
  • 7 Ibrahim, The Chronicle of Michael, 440 [Syriac] = Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien, II, 455 [French].
  • 8 Ibrahim, The Chronicle of Michael, 476 [Syriac] = Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien, II, 520 [French].
  • 9 Ibrahim, The Chronicle of Michael, 486 [Syriac] = Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien, III, 9 [French].
  • 10 Ibrahim, The Chronicle of Michael, 490 [Syriac] = Chabot, trans., Chronique de Michel le Syrien, III, 15 [French].